Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry (2014)

Restaurant Opportunities Centers and Forward Together, The Glass Floor: Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry (2014)

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By looking at the rate and types of sexual harassment experienced by current and former restaurant workers through national surveys and rigorous analysis, the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and Forward Together provide the most accurate picture to date of sexual harassment in the restaurant industry in The Glass Floor: Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry.

Sexual Harassment and Solidarity (Crain & Matheny 2018)

“In the waning months of 2017, Americans endured an almost daily barrage of news reports describing sexual harassment by powerful men in entertainment, media, politics and law. While sexual harassment had been headline news before — most notably, during the 1991 Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas debacle — never had so many victims joined hands and come forward demanding change. The media spotlight presented a tremendous opportunity to reframe sexual harassment from an individual, personal and idiosyncratic instance of sexual desire to a common abuse of gender and economic power affecting millions of working women and men on a daily basis…”

Crain, Marion G. and Matheny, Kenneth, Sexual Harassment and Solidarity (March 26, 2018). George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming; Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-03-04.

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